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Articles from the August 9, 2011 edition

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Orlene Rae Jones

Orlene Rae Jones, 26, of Blackduck passed into the spirit world on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Red Lake PHS Indian Hospital from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Traditional Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at the Ponemah Community Center in Ponemah. A wake will begin on Monday afternoon at the...

 

Belva Cloud

Belva Cloud, 46, of Ponemah, MN, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji....

 

Child Development Director - Readvertised

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Readvertised Child Development Director New Beginnings Daycare Center Redby, MN 56670 (218) 679-3350 Open: August 8, 2011 Extended to: Friday, August 19th, 2011 Primary Function: Plans, organizes, implements, and delivers an infant/toddler, preschool program based on the groups educational, physical,...

 
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Smokey Bear Birthday Celebration - CHANGED TO RED LAKE DNR

3rd Annual Smokey Bear Water Wars - Red Lake DNR Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 11 AM - 3 PM Happy 67th Birthday, Smokey! Come celebrate with Smokey at the Red Lake DNR Games 11 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch 12:30 PM - 1 PM We had to cancel our Water Wars in Ponemah due to a funeral starting there on August 9th. We will still be having games...

 
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Back-To-School-Fest - Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Back-To-School-Fest - Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 Little Rock Ball Field - 10 AM - 3 PM Kids must be accompanied by parents Grilled hot dog lunch - Drawings for bikes - Carnival games for kids Kids will receive a small bag of school supplies. Sponsored by the Red Lake Chemical Health Program Call Karen Barrett @ 679-3392 for more...

 
 By Danielle Spears    News    August 9, 2011

Spiritual Run for Sobriety

Spiritual Run for Sobriety Final Day of 4-Day Run to Miskawisen...

 
 By Danielle Spears    News    August 9, 2011

Spiritual Run for Sobriety P2

Spiritual Run for Sobriety P2 Final Day of 4-Day Run to Miskawisen...

 
 By Danielle Spears    News    August 9, 2011

Sobriety Run 2011 - VIDEO

Sobriety Run 2011 - VIDEO Runners from Red Lake heading into Miskawisen Pow Wow Sunday night....

 

The Red Lake Farm Needs Volunteers

"The Red Lake Farm needs volunteers to help harvest the farm ASAP. There may be pay in the future. For the time being, people can meet at the Red Lake Agency at 8am and transportation will be provided to the farm. We will work at the farm from about 9am-3pm. Work will occur every other day, starting Tuesday, August 9th. Please contact Sam Strong at 218-679-1891 or Danielle...

 
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Arts & Cultural Heritage Grant Application Deadline August 16, 2011

Only one week left before applications for Arts & Cultural Heritage Grants are due at the Region 2 Arts Council! Applications are available at the Region 2 Arts Council Office, 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji, MN 56601 and are also available for download from our website, http//r2arts.org. Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Deadline: August 16, 2011 by 5:00 p.m. Open to artists in...

 

Deputy shooting murder trial: Defense claims jury pool ‘tainted’

CROOKSTON — Thomas Fairbanks’ defense team tried to get a panel of potential jurors dismissed Monday as “tainted” because of conversation among them with the wife of a law enforcement officer listed as an alleged victim of Fairbanks, who is charged with murder in the 2009 shooting of a deputy — and the shooting at of several other officers — in M...

 

Minnesota will apply for waiver from No Child Left Behind education policy

n a release to the press, Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota will apply to opt out of the federal No Child Left Behind education policy....

 

Echo Hawk, Laverdure Announce MOU With Harvard University to Collaborate on Promoting Tribal Economic Development Through Research, Outreach and Leadership Education

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk and his principal deputy assistant secretary, Donald “Del” Laverdure, today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Harvard University’s Project on American Indian Economic Development whereby DOI and Harvard will collaborate on promoting tribal economic development through...

 

Cherokee Nation sponsors national conference to improve health in tribal communities

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Cherokee Nation is hosting a national conference in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address ways to improve health in tribal communities on Sept. 26–28 in Orlando, Fla. The Healthy Communities for a Healthy Tomorrow Action Institute will take place at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort, 1850 Hotel Plaza Blvd., in...

 
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SMSC to Hold Summer Blood Drives August 23, 2011

Prior Lake, MN – To help save lives, the SMSC will sponsor a blood drive on August 23, 2011, at Dakotah! Sport and Fitness from noon – 7:00 p.m. The blood drive is open to members of Dakotah! Sport and Fitness as well as the general public. That same week, a mobile blood center bus at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel will offer the opportunity to give blood for SMSC Gaming...

 
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SMSC Will Present Free Pow Wow Dance Exhibition at Mall of America

Prior Lake, MN – Visitors to Mall of America will have the opportunity to watch Native American singers and dancers perform at a dance exhibition in the Rotunda at Mall of America on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Dancers from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and other Indian tribes from throughout the United States will perform in the dance exhibitions as a preview to th...

 

Hackers have smartphone attacks dialed in

LAS VEGAS - Hackers are out to stymie your smartphone. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's popular Android operating system. The application not only logs details about incoming and outgoing phone calls, it also records those calls....

 

CN meeting canceled for lack of quorum

TAHLEQUAH — A special meeting of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Council was canceled Friday due to lack of a quorum, preventing the appointment of three key positions....

 

Missing women's inquiry compromise not enough, say DTES, First Nations groups

The Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry has announced a compromise with interest groups that were denied government funding for their legal representation at the hearings, some of which have already pulled out -- but the groups involved say it's not enough....

 

TUSCARORA 'GANG OF FOUR' DENIES HEALTH CARE IN VIOLATION OF TREATY

The days of the "Chiefs Council" governing the Tuscarora Nation of Indians may be numbered, as an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department is heating up and enrolled members of the nation are becoming increasingly vocal....

 

Sled dog slaughter harmed Inuit, Quebec acknowledges

The Quebec government has acknowledged the negative effects on Inuit society of a mass slaughter of sled dogs in the province's far north in the 1950s and 1960s....

 

Neighbors: Bigmans had history of drunken fights

The Kaibeto family at whose home a Navajo Nation Police sergeant was shot to death last month had a history of drunken brawling, their neighbors say....

 

Bribes, lies and debt - Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is a disaster

PIERRE — The federal corruption investigation at the Crow Creek reservation didn’t go far enough....

 

Judge says individual Sioux tribal members can't get money for improper seizure of Black Hills

PIERRE, S.D. — Individual members of the Sioux tribes cannot persist with a lawsuit seeking a share of hundreds of millions of dollars awarded in old court cases for the improper seizure of the Black Hills and other land more than a century ago, a federal judge has ruled....

 

Lonechild sues over suspension

Guy Lonechild will fight for his job in court. Lonechild, suspended last week as chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN), will pursue legal action against the organization, his lawyer said Monday. Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Lonechild+sues+over+suspension/5225201/story.html#ixzz1UWmfek8E...

 

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